'''The New Jersey Historical Society''' is a historical society
located in Newark, New Jersey|Newark
, Essex County, New Jersey|Essex County
, New Jersey
, United States. The Historical Society is housed in the former headquarters of the Essex Club. It has two floors of exhibition space, a gift shop, and a hall for lectures. The NJHS offers occasional Newark walking tours. The Society publishes the academic journal
, New Jersey History (journal)|''New Jersey History''
Exhibitions can be found on the second and third floor while the library reading room is housed on the fifth floor, formerly the Essex Club squash (sport)|squash
The Society is open to the public. Members are free, while non-members pay an admission fee. Patrons visiting the library are encouraged to make an appointment. The current Acting Executive Director is Steven Tettamanti.